Tax Associate ATT/CTA (Graduate Scheme) – September 2024 Start

  • MHA
  • Milton Keynes
  • £Competitive

Are you a bright Graduate looking for a Graduate Scheme? Are you a natural and creative problem solver? Do you like to think outside the box? Do you have an interest in legislation and working with numbers? Would you like to become ’the go to person’ for your clients? Then starting your career with our Tax programme might be for you! Start your journey and earn while you learn! Please apply for this role directly on the employer website -

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  • GMFJ Reference
  • Wages
  • Hours
    37.30 per week
  • Date Posted
  • Start Date
  • Approx. Duration
    24 months

  • Location
    Milton Keynes
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
  • Opportunity Type
    Higher Level 4
  • Apprenticeship Standard
    Professional accounting or taxation technician (ST0003)
  • Employer


Please apply for this role directly on the employer website -

Remember, accountancy is a broad sector, made up of many service lines. All are dynamic, stimulating and client led. Keep an open mind and ask questions at the assessment centre! Our tax people are creative thinkers, who help businesses make the most of their money, throughout their business lifecycle. Tax is an ever-changing landscape, so you’ll be challenged, developed and importantly, supported all the way.

Who are we? 

Discover a world of endless opportunities at MHA, where we'll empower you to explore your passions and grow professionally from day one!

At MHA we're a dedicated team of like-minded accountancy professionals, with big ambitions and a prestigious client base.

We are ranked among the UK’s top 13 accountancy firms, combining high levels of technical expertise with the kind of personal service often only found in smaller firms.

In 2020, we won the Best Advisory Services category of the new Business Resilience Awards, organised by Accountancy Age. Previously, we won National Firm of the Year, Tax Team of the Year and Graduate and Non-Graduate programme of the Year at the British Accountancy Awards, we internationally re-branded, and we grew substantially with a few high-profile mergers. It's an exciting time to join the firm! You'll have client contact from the very start, working on that’s why your ability to build great business relationships is just as important as your ability with numbers.

What will I do? 

As a Tax Associates, you’ll experience the power of collaboration as you work with diverse teams on real projects, building lasting connections with colleagues and start off by learning the fundamentals, including carrying out:

  • Technical tax research.
  • Producing tax computations.
  • Advising clients on their tax requirements.
  • Negotiating with HM Revenue & Customs.
  • Studying towards Professional Qualification (ATT Level 5 and/or CTA level 7)

As your technical knowledge, commercial acumen and confidence grow, you'll have the opportunity to begin advising clients on their tax affairs and deliver outstanding levels of client care. That's why your ability to build great business relationships is just as important as your ability with numbers.

We'll make sure you have the right experience, personal development, and training to make your career stimulating and rewarding. We'll carefully balance your practical experience to reinforce your professional training. Combined, these two crucial elements will help you achieve your qualification.

Along with your peers, you will be assigned mentors who will support and guide you as well as dedicated tutors who will ensure your progress and development is on track.

Our Tax Associates come from a variety of different academic and cultural backgrounds.

Please note that our tax training programmes are available to career changers, graduates, and school leavers. 

So, you're graduating or looking for something new, what next? How about:

  • Competitive graduate salary and benefit package.
  • Work-life as well as work-study balance.
  • Agile working policy with working from home opportunities and flexible hours.
  • Full study support package to gain a globally recognised qualification with the Chartered Institute of Taxation.
  • Linked learning approach with Kaplan, who are award an winning training provider.
  • On the job training and practical experience.
  • Face to face contact with clients early on.
  • A career within a national organisation, with access to a in a global network of 30,000 people across 147 countries.
  • Working with a wide range of entrepreneurs, owner managed businesses and subsidiaries of large international groups.
  • Increases throughout your training contract and more.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Kaplan Financial on (Ref ID: 241320)

Company website :

  • Familiarity with MS Word, Excel and Outlook is essential.
  • Good numeracy skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • We do not require Tax Associates to have a business or financial background. However, we do ask that applicants for our Tax trainee programme have achieved or are predicted to achieve at least 112 UCAS points (based on the new 2017 UCAS Tariff) from 3 A-Levels, or equivalent, all achieved during the same exam year. This excludes General Studies. 
  • We also ask that graduate applicants have either achieved or are working to achieve at least a 2:1 at university.

Professional Accounting Taxation Technician Apprenticeship Level 4 - ATT.

A key role within any accountancy and finance function, individuals undertaking this apprenticeship will hone their ability to create, verify and review accurate and timely financial information. This apprenticeship can suit a variety of financial functions as there are a range of qualifications available to suit your organisation.

The ATT qualification gives you the knowledge and practical skills to work in tax compliance. After qualifying, you can progress onto CTA and become a chartered tax advisor.

The ATT syllabus follows a modular structure, which consists of two core certificate papers and four optional certificate papers, allowing you to specialise in your own area of interest or expertise. You must also complete three computer-based exams (Law, Professional Responsibilities & Ethics and Accounting).

Compulsory units include:

  • Personal Taxation (PT).
  • Business Taxation (BT).

Optional units include:

  • Business Compliance (BC).
  • Corporate Taxation (CT).
  • Inheritance Tax, Trusts & Estates (IHTTE).
  • Value Added Tax (VAT).

You will also be required to complete an End Point Assessment (EPA), which will include a role simulation exam and portfolio with reflective statement.

Training will be provided by attending either face-to-face classroom based lessons or Live Online. An apprenticeship has to be relevant to the job you are undertaking and you must dedicate time to off the job training, as well as completing knowledge, skills and behaviours associated with your apprenticeship.

  • Able to build strong relationships,
  • Enthusiasm.
  • Takes pride in work and delivering outstanding service.
  • Great verbal and non verbal communication skills.
  • An ability and passion to solve complex problems.

We can offer a structured career path for those with ambition and the determination to develop a career in the profession.

Please apply for this role directly on the employer website -

Please note the interview and start dates are advisory and not set dates.

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